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Band 6 Community Nurse

Employer
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT
Location
Kings Norton, Birmingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2024
Community Nurse - Learning Disabilities - Band 6

An exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced and highly motivated individual to join community city wide service within the Learning Disabilities Service.

You will be an experienced and flexible individual with excellent communication skills and a passion for multi disciplinary team working.

Main duties of the job

To work within the framework of a multi-disciplinary team to provide support and guidance to children and adults with learning disabilities and their carers.

To work within the framework of health facilitation (level one and two).

To co-ordinate a clinical service under the supervision of Senior Community Nurses.

About us

Be Part of Our Team...

BCHC has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehab Centre and one of Europe's leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to 'Be Part of Our Team' and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for best care and healthy communities, we want to hear from you.

IMPORTANT
  • Please ensure you check your Trac account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection process
  • Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address


Job description

Job responsibilities

To manage and co-ordinate a caseload under the supervision of the Senior Community Nurse.

To focus on individual health outcomes for people with learning disabilities and offer support to access health services.

IMPORTANT

Please ensure you check your Trac account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection process

Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address

Person Specification

Qualifications/training

Essential

  • Registered Nurse: Learning Disabilities or Mental Health
  • Post qualification training


Desirable

  • ENB 998 or equivalent


Experience

Essential

  • Significant post registration
  • Working with Multi-disciplinary Teams
  • Dealing with complex health needs
  • Working with Multi-agencies


Skills

Essential

  • Knowledge and understanding of assessment processes
  • Understanding diversity
  • Level 1 & 2 health facilitation
  • Understand legislation in relation to people with learning disabilities
  • Ability to undertake and understand audit tools
  • Knowledge of Care Programme Approach
  • Good IT skills
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal


personal qualities

Essential

  • Confident
  • Assertive


Other Job Requirements

Essential

  • Car driver essential with full licence and access to a vehicle
  • Must be able to meet the travel requirements of the role
  • On call participation
  • Flexible working


Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT

Address

The Greenfields

30 Brookfield Drive

Kings Norton, Birmingham

B30 3QY

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

820-6241948-LD

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